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Project by Jon posted 01-24-2010 11:15 PM 1588 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First “good” box I made for my girlfriend almost a year ago. It is made from a discarded cherry cabinet door from the cabinet shop I work in. Used cherry splines to fill in the groves originally for the door panel, gives it a cool look. Not very good pics. Stained and 2 coats of polyurathane. She loves it, and I’m getting ALOT better at box making… thanks





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OutPutter

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#1 posted 01-24-2010 11:36 PM

Nice job and good save on the wood. Congratulations on the girlfriend and the cool job working in a cabinet shop. ;-)

Best,

-- Jim

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#2 posted 01-24-2010 11:47 PM

Super first box very well done

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#3 posted 01-25-2010 12:10 AM

very nicely done.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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#4 posted 01-25-2010 12:32 AM

Jon, this is a nice looking box and it is great that you saved the wood to give it new purpose in this box.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 01-25-2010 01:45 AM

Nice job. The feeling of the first never comes back again! So, enjoy it. This is GREAT recycling.

Best,

Serge

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#6 posted 01-25-2010 03:39 AM

Nicely done!

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove

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#7 posted 01-26-2010 01:58 AM

Might I add the relevant vertical conjical is a little off, but besides that nice job for a first timer! I really like how you instituted the illusion of a triurethane thiols weave, thus keeping the viewer forever interested in the piece.

Keep at it man!

—Nikko

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